Cultural References

Inuyasha is filled with cultural elements that might seem foreign or difficult to understand for those unfamiliar with Japanese culture. This section hopes to shed some light on the little things that may go unnoticed and help to provide a more enriching experience in following the series.

Mythology & Folklore
Shikon no Tama
Journey to the West
Tale of the Bamboo Cutter
The Peach and Immortality

Demons
Yokai
Oni
Yuki Onna
Kappa
Tanuki
Kitsune
Mujina
Tsukumogami
Bake Neko & Neko Mata
Jubokko
Ushi Oni
Ninmenju
Basan
Noppera-bo

Japanese Living
Schoolgirl Uniforms
Japanese Schools

Retro Pop Culture
Firetripper
Gamera
Kin & Gin

History, Heritage
and Religion
Sengoku Jidai
Miscreant Monks
Noh
Oda Nobunaga
Salvation
Miko
Buddhist Mummification
The Staff of Two Heads
The Four Symbols
Kon & Haku


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